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October has come so soon! Before we know it, the holidays will be here. This also means that time is running out for LEED APs without specialty to enroll into the new credentialing system. The free enrollment window is staggered and arranged alphabetically. It started closing in the beginning of August and will continue through […]

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Geothermal heat pump systems are notoriously more expensive than a conventional HVAC system, but recent research has found a way to make installing a geothermal system cheaper. By using a hybrid geothermal heat pump system, the price of using geothermal in a building project can become more economical because these systems reduce the need for […]

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A kitchen can quickly become the largest source of waste in a household. Just imagine all of the times you threw away spoiled leftovers or washed dishes when the dishwasher was only half full! Don’t let your kitchen become an eco-offender; start evaluating your cooking and cleaning practices to avoid being out of the green […]

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This blog entry is in response to a request to cover green financial incentives in Pennsylvania. Many of Pennsylvania’s incentives for green building and energy efficiency are available only for commercial and industrial sectors or are through the form of loans. However, there are some valuable rebates available for residents through local utility providers. Before […]

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Doing good for the environment can result in personal benefits, including saving money. One way to save money and the environment is to become informed about federal and state tax incentives for green building or energy improvements. There are several tax incentives for consumers. However, many expire soon, so take advantage of them while there […]

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This is the first entry of our “Green Your Space” series. Don’t forget to come back to read more entries, including the next in this series, which will come out July 15. Thanks for reading! Whether you work at a home office or in a large company, there are small steps you can make to […]

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